Indiana residents receiving unemployment benefits will soon be required to submit a weekly work search report to officials.On Tuesday, Gov. Eric J. Holcomb signed an order requiring Hoosiers requesting unemployment benefits from the state to be actively looking for a full-time job.The order goes into effect on June 1.Examples of work search activities include applying for a job, attending a job fair, participating in a WorkOne orientation, or completing an online workshop.Last year, the federal government authorized states to waive work search requirements during the height of the pandemic.The Indiana Department of Workforce Development notifies affected Hoosiers about these changes to allow time to prepare for the renewed requirements. For more information on the state’s work search program, click here.Kentucky recently reinstated a similar requirement on May. 9

Indiana residents receiving unemployment benefits will soon be required to submit a weekly work search report to officials.

On Tuesday, Gov. Eric J. Holcomb signed an order requiring Hoosiers requesting unemployment benefits from the state to be actively looking for a full-time job.

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The order goes into effect on June 1.

Examples of work search activities include applying for a job, attending a job fair, participating in a WorkOne orientation, or completing an online workshop.

Last year, the federal government authorized states to waive work search requirements during the height of the pandemic.

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development notifies affected Hoosiers about these changes to allow time to prepare for the renewed requirements.

For more information on the state’s work search program, click here.

Kentucky recently reinstated a similar requirement on May. 9

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